| May 22, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Luke Hochevar was much more effective than usual against the New York Yankees. That still wasn't enough to win.
Robinson Cano homered, Phil Hughes beat Hochevar for the second time this month and the slumping Yankees eked out a 3-2 victory over the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:55 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Third baseman Ian Stewart is the only left-handed batter in the Cubs' luneup Thursday against Brewers southpaw Randy Wolf.
Jeff Baker replaces Bryan LaHair at first base, Reed Johnson is in right field for David DeJesus and switch-hitting...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Luis Valbuena is the only left-handed hitter in the Cubs lineup Saturday against Boston southpaw Jon Lester.
The rest of the lineup bats from the right side, including Reed Johnson in right field, Jeff Baker at first base, Joe Mather in center field and...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The Cubs start Sunday 3-14 against left-handed starting pitchers and they see another one in the Red Sox's Franklin Morales.
Cubs' manager Dale Sveum used his right-handed lineup, like he did in Friday's loss to Jon Lester. The only lefty swinger is Luis...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 8:58 PM
Despite losing three games to the New York Yankees in his team’s highest-profile test this season, Davey Johnson felt good about the Washington Nationals’ performance.
One thing, however, was nagging him after the Yankees completed their...
| Sep 2, 2012
Curtis Granderson and his team-leading 34 home runs left in the second inning for New York Presbyterian Hospital. Tight hamstring was the word.
Plate discipline, late-inning relief, an opponent bending under the weight of a crowd rising to the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Paul, as a long-time Cub fan (since 1939) I see a very confusing system being installed as "the Cub way." What exactly is the plan? How can management expect the Cubs to pull this off in a few years? This plan, the way it's being implemented, will take...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum penciled four lefty-swinging batters against Houston southpawJ.A. Happ on Saturday
David DeJesus will lead off, Anthony Rizzo will bat third, Bryan LaHair fifth and Luis Valbuena eighth as the Cubs try to improve on a 4-17...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Feb 11, 2013
The luxuries the Philadelphia Phillies have been afforded during their most recent spring trainings are no more.
With their aging roster, with the injuries that afflicted three of their star players a season ago and with all the question marks in the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's Brian Schmitz talks with Lakers center Andrew Bynum, who says he believes he'll remain a Laker after the March 15 trading deadline....